Opening of Swiss pavilion at Expo Milano 2015
01.05.15 / Event
Today, the Swiss pavilion for the universal exhibition of Milan opened his doors on the theme «Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life». The aim of the pavilion filled with typical Swiss products is to make each visitor reflect his relationship with consumption and his ecological footprint.
Berners-Lee awarded Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize
01.05.15 / Educational research
Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, father of the World Wide Web, has been awarded with the Gottlieb Duttweiler Award – not only for his world changing invention but also for the fact that he never ceased to fight for a openly accessible net for all. He wants to «advance the Web to empower humanity».
Multi- and bilateral talks of education
30.04.15 / Educational politics
Higher education and vocational training have been priority issues at the Asia-Europa Meeting of Educational Minsters ASEM ME5 in Riga on 27 and 28 April. Switzerland has been represented by State Secretary Mauro Dell'Ambrogio. Bilateral cooperation between Switzerland and Latvia was another issue.
Higher Education and Research
07.04.15 / Publication
The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation has published a brochure on Higher Education and Research in Switzerland. It gives an overview on Swiss economy and the role that universities and research institutes play in the national and international context for Swiss economy.
Geneva International Book and Press Fair
29.04.15 - 03.05.15 / Palexpo, Geneva
Geneva International Book and Press Fair is one of the top events in the books and press market – including a Digital Publishing Forum, Book designing forum, Editor's Workshop, Translator's work shop, and Children literature forum. Japan is this year's guest of honour.
Swiss National ESD Conference HORIZONS21
09.05.15 - 09.05.15 / Teacher Traininig University Bern
At the end of the UNO decade on Education for Sustainable Development, the foundation éducation21 in its role as ESD Competence Centre, will be organising the ESD Swiss Conference HORIZONS21. Teachers and members of school management are invited to get an interim result and define new perspectives.
3rd National Conference «Youth and Violence»
21.05.15 - 22.05.15 / Lugano, Palazzo dei Congressi
The conference is mainly concerned with the futur of violence prevention in Switzerland. It takes stock of the last five years of activity of the National Programme «Youth and Violence» and it discusses possibilities how to anchor newly built networks permanently in the existing structures. The conference will be held in German, French and Italian.